HI HB489 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-3)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-02-13 - The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the offense of strangulation of a family or household member to include blocking the nose or mouth of the person or applying excessive pressure to the chest. Clarifies that infliction of visible injury is not required to establish the offense.

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Relating To Domestic Violence.



2019-02-13HouseThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred.
2019-02-11HouseBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-13-19 2:00PM in conference room 325.
2019-02-11HouseThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-13-19.
2019-02-08HouseBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Monday, 02-11-19 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2019-01-22HouseReferred to JUD, referral sheet 3
2019-01-22HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2019-01-18HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

SB1037 (Same As) 2019-07-05 - Act 175, 07/02/2019 (Gov. Msg. No. 1277).


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